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A 32-year-old member asked:

is there a cure for hyperthyroid?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: There are three main therapies for the disease -- radioactive iodine (i-131), surgery, or pharmaceuticals -- each of which has its pros and cons. I-131 and surgery are considered cure for the disease. Pharmaceuticals will control the disease but might not cure it in 60-80% of the patients.
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Yes depending: There are also some natural approaches that can be of benefit, but what exactly they are will depend on what exactly is wrong with your thyroid.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

How can I cure hyperthyroidism?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Curing hyperthyroid: To cure it, you need to know what causes it. There are many causes for hyperthyroidism, some are temporary and goes away without treatment, others require treatment to permanently treat it. In general, if u take away the thyroid gland (surgery or kill it with radioactive iodine), then the hyperthyroidism is cured (..But then you will be hypothyroid). U need a physician to help u with this disease.
A 39-year-old member asked:

What can be used to cure hyperthyroidism?

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 43 years experience
RAI treatment: Thyroid medicines and treatment and rai treatment see an endocrinologist for further recomendations.
A 47-year-old member asked:

My grandmother has hyperthyroidism how do we cure it naturally?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
You can't: The only "natural" thing to do is to go to a doctor or endocrinologist and get her evaluated -- and, if necessary, treated with radioiodine or antithyroid drugs. Good medical advice and good medical care -- it's the natural thing to do, avoid fads and supplements which could do her significant harm. Don't get your medical information from the internet.
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A 20-year-old female asked:

Upset with recent diagnosis of hyperthyroidism. Do i have to take drugs for the life time or is there another cure for it?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Mostly the drugs.: Any process causing the thyroid to go out of control is likley to have secondary issues. If it is an autoimmune disease causing stimulation or destruction of the thyroid gland, mostly people ahve to have the gland removed and then daily thyroid supplements.
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A female asked:

How can I cure secondary hyperthyroidism?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Hyperthyroidism: Secondary hyperthyroidism is quite rare and can be caused by a pituitary gland tumor or dysfunction secreting too much TSH. . A thyroidologist or endocrinologist would have to be involved in such cases to prove that secondary hyperthyroidism is indeed present. Appropriate testing would be ordered.

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